What are the important events that happened on November 27? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.
November 27: Facts & Myths About This Day
November 27 is the 331st day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 34 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.
Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 14, 2021 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?
When this day started, 27,299,520 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.
Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectatriacontahenagon’ day.
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Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 66 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.
The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 3,263 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.
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November 27 Historical Events
The foundation stone to the Jerusalem’s Church in Berlin is laid.
American Civil War: Battle of Mine Run – Union forces under General George Meade position against troops led by Confederate General Robert E. Lee.
American Civil War: Confederate cavalry leader John Hunt Morgan and several of his men escape the Ohio Penitentiary and return safely to the South.
Spain declares a protectorate over the north shore of Morocco.
In New York City, the first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is held.
World War II: An explosion at a Royal Air Force ammunition dump at Fauld, Staffordshire kills seventy people.
Avianca Flight 011, a Boeing 747 crashes near Madrid’s Barajas Airport, killing 181.
Avianca Flight 203, a Boeing 727, explodes in mid-air over Colombia, killing all 107 people on board and three people on the ground. The Medellín Cartel claimed responsibility for the attack.
The United Nations Security Council adopts Security Council Resolution 721, leading the way to the establishment of peacekeeping operations in Yugoslavia.
For the second time in a year, military forces try to overthrow president Carlos Andres Perez in Venezuela.
Who were born on November 27?
Robert Livingston, negotiated the Louisiana Purchase from France (d. 1813)
Amphilochius of Pochayiv, Ukrainian Orthodox saint (d. 1971)
Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Indian poet (d. 2003)
Buffalo Bob Smith, American television host (d. 1998)
Marshall Thompson, American actor (d. 1992)
Alekos Alexandrakis, Greek actor (d. 2005)
Dave Giusti, American baseball player
Bill Nye (The science guy), American engineer and broadcaster
Evan Karagias, American professional wrestler
Radek Štěpánek, Czech tennis player
Who died on November 27?
8 BC –
Horace, Roman poet (b. 65 BC)
Muhammad at-Taqi, Shia Imam (b. 811)
Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit scholar (b. 1601)
Ada Lovelace, British mathematician (b. 1815)
Alexius Meinong, Austrian philosopher (b. 1853)
Douglas Colin Cameron, Canadian politician (b. 1854)
F. Burrall Hoffman, American architect (b. 1882)
Lotte Lenya, Austrian singer and actress (b. 1898)
Len Shackleton, English former footballer (b. 1922)
Bill Willis, American football player (b. 1921)
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